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Gagrats

NIRMAL, 12TH FLOOR, NARIMAN POINT, MUMBAI 400 021, INDIA
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Mumbai, New Delhi

India

Antitrust and competition
Antitrust and competition - ranked: tier 2

Gagrats

Gagrats leverages its corporate, M&A and litigation team in competition and antitrust matters. The group is instructed in relation to allegations of cartelisation by airlines. The team also frequently advises companies on competition and merger control elements of transactions. The department is jointly head up by Rustam J Gagrat and Sheetal Sabnis in Mumbai and New Delhi-based Ujjwal Rana.

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Aviation (including aerospace and defence)
Aviation (including aerospace and defence) - ranked: tier 1

Gagrats

Gagrats' aviation team has experience acting for airlines and aviation authorities on a range of matters including aircraft finance, acquisitions and leasing. Rustam Gagrat is a key name to note, particularly for cross-border transactions. Gagrat heads up the practice alongside Haseena Tapia, Rajnni Kuttyy and Uma Nagarajan.

Leading individuals

Rustam Gagrat - Gagrats

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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Gagrats

Rustam Gagrat is the name to note at Gagrats, which is known for its strength in corporate and aviation finance. The client base includes domestic and international banks, aviation companies and multilateral lenders.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 4

Gagrats

Gagrats is well known for assisting high-profile clients with FCCBs, IPOs, qualified institutional placements, and rights and preferential issues, and also makes frequent appearances before SEBI on matters involving insider trading regulations and fraudulent trade practices. Managing partner Rustam Gagrat is the name to note.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Gagrats

Rustam Gagrat is the key practitioner at Gagrats, which has notable strength in assisting Indian and foreign corporates with joint ventures, acquisitions, disposals and regulatory matters. Clients include companies from the aviation, hospitality, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, real estate and consumer products sectors.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Gagrats

Rustam Gagrat is the key individual at Gagrats, where the practice is noted for its strength in international commercial arbitration; the team has recently handled matters for clients in the real estate, defence, and aviation sectors.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 4

Gagrats

The IP team at Gagrats advised a leading engineering company in defence of a copyright infringement claim brought by Microsoft Corporation India relating to Microsofts software. It is also instructed by an international airline on a range of matters including renewal of trade marks and advice on branding and logos.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 2

Gagrats

Gagrats has a solid track record handling prominent real estate developments in Mumbai and Pune, including hotel and healthcare projects, and is well known for assisting state electricity boards and domestic and international power companies with co-generation projects, IPPs, and wind power and nuclear power projects. Other core areas of expertise include oil and gas, mining, airports, special economic zones and pipelines. Rustam Gagrat is the key practitioner.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 3

Gagrats

Gagrats' real estate and construction team has the capabilities to handle a range of transactional and contentious matters. The Mumbai-based practice advised a corporate on a development agreement at the Bandra Kurla Complex. It is also instructed in a dispute relating to the acquisition of residential properties. The team is jointly led by Rustam J Gagrat and K Gadhia.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 3

Gagrats

The TMT team at Gagrats is frequently instructed to handle contentious and non-contentious, commercial and contractual issues arising in the media and technology sectors. Rustam Gagrat heads the team alongside Haseena Tapia, Sheetal Sabnis and Rajnni Kuttyy.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 4

Gagrats

Gagrats is particularly well known for advising aviation sector clients on a range of corporate, direct and indirect tax issues. The group is frequently instructed to handle litigation as well as to provide strategy and advice.

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